Beth Kille is a 22-time Madison Area Music Association (MAMA) award winning artist from Madison, WI who has been cranking out Americana Rock tunes since 2000. From the intimacy of house concerts and coffee houses, to rockin’ out with her band at summer festivals, her love for the stage and genuine passion for performance shine through in all settings. Her stage prowess was recognized in 2011 when she received Artist of the Year honors at the Madison Area Music Awards – a rare accomplishment for a solo artist. She has also been honored twice with the MAMA for Female Vocalist of the Year (’06, ’10) and was nominated for Singer-Songwriter of the Year in 2014 by the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI).
In addition to solo acoustic shows, duo shows with guitarist Michael Tully and full-band shows with the Beth Kille Band, Kille performs with two other groups. Her acoustic-pop trio with Shawndell Marks and Jen Farley, Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets was awarded the MAMA for Ensemble Vocalists of the Year in 2015 and was runner-up for Madison’s Favorite Rock Band in the 2016 Isthmus poll. Her duo project with Erik Kjelland of The Mascot Theory, Kerosene Kites has released two Christmas records (2014, 2016) and won Unique Album and Unique Song of the year at 2017 MAMA Awards.
In addition to being an award-winning performing songwriter, Kille also works as an audio engineer/producer, songwriting instructor, the Executive Producer of the Madison Area Music Association Awards, the host of Madison’s Chick Singer Night, the Music Director for Girls & Ladies Rock Camp Madison and most importantly as a mom. Her mission in life is to inspire all to embrace their creativity.